Fifteen years ago, Suzanne Smith’s newly pregnant daughter Shannon lamented that there wasn’t a maternity store in Ottawa that could outfit her in the way she wanted as a professional working woman. Unable to find anything that was suitable […]
Orleans mom packs fun and learning into every Montessori Box Dupe Michiels is a married 40-year-old ‘mompreneur’ with four kids between the ages of five and 14. The trilingual Orleans resident (she was born in Belgium and is fluent in […]
Earlier this year, Christine was in a bad place in her relationship. “Life with my ex-partner was horrible,” says the Ottawa mother of one, whose name Parenting Times changed to protect the privacy of all parties involved. “I got […]
An Orleans mother and grandmother makes colourful – and useful – creations from her home A few years ago, Laurie Violini’s daughter and her friends were all starting families. “It seemed everywhere I looked, there were babies and toddlers,” […]
Actor, writer, comedian and Ontario native Anne Marie Scheffler brings her hit one-woman show Suddenly Mommy! to Ottawa this fall, detailing her journey from showbiz to motherhood, and the insanity that often comes with juggling a career and a baby.